Jeremy Northam

Jeremy Northam

Infobox actor

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spouse = Liz Moro (divorced)

Jeremy Philip Northam (born 1 December 1961) is an award-winning English actor.

Personal life

Northam was born in Cambridge, the son of Rachel, a potter and professor of economics, and John Northam, a professor of literature and theatre, as well as Ibsen specialist and teacher first at Clare College, Cambridge and later at Bristol. [ [ Jeremy Northam Biography (1961-) ] ] Northam was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Royal Holloway, University of London, and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.


creen & Stage

Northam performed at the Royal National Theatre - he replaced Daniel Day Lewis in the role of "Hamlet" (1989) and won the Olivier Award in 1990 for "most promising newcomer" for his performance in "The Vosey Inheritance".

He made his American film debut in "The Net" (1995), but has appeared frequently in British films such as "Carrington" (1995), "Emma" (1996), "The Winslow Boy" (1999), "An Ideal Husband" (1999), "Enigma" (2001) and as Welsh actor and singer Ivor Novello in "Gosford Park" (2001). In 2002 he starred in the film "Cypher" alongside Lucy Liu.

Presently, he can be seen portraying St. Thomas More on the Showtime series, "The Tudors".

Other Work

His audiobook work includes "The Silver Chair" by C. S. Lewis for Harper Audio and "A Death Divided" by Clare Francis for Macmillan. [MAB 313]


*"Dean Spanley (2008)
*"Fiona's Story" (2008) (TV)
*"The Tudors" (2007)
*"The Invasion" (2007)
*"Checkmate" (2006)
*"A Cock and Bull Story" (2005)
*"Guy X" (2005)
*"" (2004)
*"The Statement" (2003)
*"The Singing Detective" (2003)
*"Martin and Lewis" (2002) (TV)
*"Cypher" (2002)
*"Possession" (2002)
*"Gosford Park" (2001)
*"Enigma" (2001)
*"The Golden Bowl" (2000)
*"The Winslow Boy" (1999)
*"An Ideal Husband" (1999)
*"Gloria" (1999)
*"Happy, Texas" (1999)
*"The Misadventures of Margaret" (1998)
*"The Tribe (film)" (1998) (TV)
*"Amistad" (1997)
*"Mimic" (1997)
*"Emma" (1996)
*"Voices" (1995)
*"The Net" (1995)
*"Carrington" (1995)
*"A Village Affair" (1994) (BBC TV)
*"Wuthering Heights" (1992)
*"A Fatal Inversion" (1992) (BBC TV)
*"Soft Top Hard Shoulder" (1992)
*"Journey's End" (1988) (TV)
*"Piece of Cake" (1988) (mini series)
*"Suspicion" (1987) (TV)
*"Wish Me Luck" (1987-88) (TV series)


External links

*imdb name|id=0000562|name=Jeremy Northam
*Screenonline name|id=493535|name=Jeremy Northam

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